Ways to Save

College and graduate students

College and graduate students NEXT is a free program for college and graduate students that offers $20 tickets when space is available. Sign up for email and text alerts to enjoy this discount. 

NEXT Now offers the same great deal but allows you to choose the performances you want in advance. Select three or more operas, only $20 per ticket, and rest easy knowing that you will be here for all of the biggest moments of our season.

Valid student ID required.
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Young Professionals

Young Professionals If you are 21-45 years old, join Lyric Young Professionals (LYP) to be part of a group of dynamic opera lovers dedicated to building a new generation of opera supporters. As a member of LYP, you will be eligible for $35 best available seats with the LYP Medley Series.
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DEAL

DEAL Discount for Educators and Administrators at Lyric (DEAL) is a free program that offers $29 tickets to Chicago's dedicated community of educators and administrators. Sign up for email alerts to enjoy this discount.
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Group Sales

Group Sales From alumni groups to work outings, from social clubs to special celebrations, choose Lyric for your next group event and give your group the best of all of the performing arts in a single show! In addition to great discounts, you'll receive:
  • Complimentary tickets for group leaders
  • Complimentary bus parking
  • Recommendations for dining partners
  • Preferred reservations for backstage tours (subject to available dates)
  • The finest in customer service
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Child Tickets

Child Tickets Lyric offers child tickets for school-age children up to age 17 for all opera performances.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. No babes in arms or lapsitting. Child tickets subject to availability. All ticket sales are final. No refunds; Child ticket prices may not be applied retroactively should a child attend with you.

Rush Tickets

Rush Tickets Lyric is pleased to set aside a limited number of rush tickets that are available two hours prior to most mainstage performances. Grab a friend, co-worker, or loved one, and make it a spontaneous opera date! Tickets are available for purchase at the Civic Opera House Box Office or online.
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